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Rua Saint Roman, 20 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Copacabana)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the room for 12 guest, the beds are good but tight. The hostel have a great location, close to metro station, important roads and copacabana beach. Breakfast is good but small, they just give you one option between 5.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pura Vida has a very good atmosphere, as you go in you feel the jungle environment cuz you see different trees and plants in your first steps in this trip to Pura Vida. The breakfast was excellent cuz I really like toasts and a fine coffee. Bathrooms are good. The hostel has a chillin room to watch games or just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pura vida's staff are really helpful and pleasant and know a lot about the city. The hostel is in a really nice location and is surprisingly safe. We were a stone's throw away from copacabana and there are a lot of great restaurants around with easy access to buses to the center of town and to cash machines. The bar... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling the last few weeks during the World Cup, we stayed at Pura Vida for four nights in the large mixed dorms. Overall, the staff was very friendly and helpful and were able to give us suggestions on the best way to see the city and to experience the WC atmosphere. (I would recommend the Christ the Redeemer tour... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the staff did speak English and were very courteous it did not help the other parts of the hostel. It is accurately about 2 blocks from the beach and is at the end of a favella. During World Cup there was security nearby that I saw occasionally. Definitely did not notice that wifi only worked in the common areas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I LOVE this hostel so much. Everyone was extremely hospitable and I felt part of the Pura Vida family from my first day. The reception staff spoke English well which made things a lot easier when checking in and asking for assistance. I can't recall a moment where staff were not supportive or helpful. The location is incredible, walking distance... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Hostel is great! The staff here are extremely helpful and friendly, especially Beesan. They will do what that can to give you as much help as they possibly can. It’s a well maintained and organised hostel. The location is also a big plus, as it is only a couple of block away from Copacabana beach, as well as close... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Is a place near the beach in copacabana and also very near with the train station general osorio sou can catch maracana stadium or bars pretty easy. I d stay there next time if i go. They have partieson weekends and the staff is very helpful and they speak english.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had a great time everything here is very nice especially the staff. The location is good its very close to the copacabana beach , the rooms are clean and look good, there is free wifi and you can also use computer. There is a little problem with the hot water. But everything else is very nice

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Nice place, and very helpful and friendly staff. I can recommend that place, especially travelling on your own :). They speak all kind of languages and offer a lot of tours around. Beach is very close by.

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Address: Rua Saint Roman, 20 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Rio de Janeiro > Copacabana
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